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Investors are looking more closely at Rochester thanks to strong optics industry January 22, 2024 — More than 140 people gathered at The Fairport Brewing Company in Rochester, NY, for New York Photonics’ annual meeting, which this year  included an inquiry into why the region’s OPI industry continues to thrive. In 2022, Thorlabs had a...
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Gary was born on February 15, 1936, the son of Hamilton and Jessie Conners of East Rochester, NY. His father was Police Chief of the village of East Rochester at that time. His paternal grandparents, Thomas and Elizabeth Conners, as well as many other relatives lived in the village. He had one brother, Donald, who...
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Using SBA’s Export Working Capital Loan, Sydor secured funding for international purchase orders, enabling the company to begin selling their products worldwide. Following that success, Sydor learned about SBA’s State Trade Expansion Program “STEP” funds, administered through New York State, which help small businesses break down barriers to exporting by providing grants to cover the...
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Monroe Community College Is One Of The Only Community Colleges In The Nation Offering An Optics and Photonics Associates Degree, Needed Federal Funds To Strengthen Facilities, Meet Regional Need For Trained Photonics Workers Schumer Fought To Secure Critical Fed Boosts in the FY 23 Omnibus Appropriations Bill To Allow MCC To Strengthen Its World Class...
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On May 12, at age 79, Joseph Michael Lobozzo “the second” (AKA JML II), a father, husband, mentor, partner, leader, inspirer, philanthropist, cousin, uncle, papa, jokester, brother, innovator, entrepreneur, mentor, motorcyclist, sweetheart, and friend, passed peacefully to his eternal reward with 18 loved-ones gathered around him. People loved him ferociously. His passing was a shock...
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The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Rochester a $1 million Regional Innovation Engines Development Award grant to begin developing the next generation of lasers. Leading the effort will be Thomas Brown, the director of the Institute of Optics, and Jonathan Zuegel, a professor of optics and a distinguished scientist at the Laboratory...
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AMETEK Announces Two Acquisitions – Navitar Expands AMETEK’s High End Precision Optics Capabilities – – RTDS Technologies Broadens AMETEK’s Power Test and Measurement Capabilities – Berwyn, Pa., November 1, 2022 – AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that it has completed two acquisitions – Navitar, Inc. and RTDS Technologies Inc. Combined, AMETEK deployed approximately $430 million on...
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Congressman Joe Morelle: “Make those connections!” Ten minutes on stage is all it takes to recognize the most cogent and informed voice for our industry in Congress. Congressman Joe Morelle NY25 Rochester, NY. He understands our issues and knows where to advocate for and make crucial investments in optics, photonics, and imaging for our nation’s...
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Corning Incorporated will invest $139 Million in Monroe County, bring over 270 good-paying jobs to the region, and further cementing Rochester as the world leader in Optics technology. Schumer Says Corning Will Expand It’s Fairport Advanced Optics Center & Construct A New Laser Optics Production Facility In The Town Of Gates To Grow Upstate NY’s...
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A Wayne County optics manufacturer is spending $20 million to expand its operations in the town of Ontario and create up to 50 jobs, Empire State Development announced Thursday. ESD said Optimax Systems Inc. is adding a 36,000-square-foot addition to its existing facility on Dean Parkway off Route 104. ESD, the state’s economic development agency,...
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